Douglas Spencer (dougs) wrote,
Douglas Spencer
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Just heard a new word.

Dan, talking about a new novel, used the term "cipherpunk".
I said "cipherpunk? is that like cyberpunk but with encryption?"
Ha ha ha ha ha ha.
But then he told me what it meant ...
It turns out that I'm old and out of touch and insufficiently geeky.
Waaaaaa.
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